Senior Accountant

Competex Limited
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
06 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The role will be based at our Reigate office and is 3-5 days a week, with some flexibility. The role will primarily be to prepare statutory accounts and corporate tax returns, but will also include the preparation of personal tax returns and provision of tax advice. The provision of cover for all aspects of the Payroll function will also be required. The job would suit a qualified accountant, or tax accountant, with a practice background.

Job summary:

·To prepare annual accounts and tax computations for own portfolio of Limited company clients, in accordance with HMRC deadlines.

·To complete and file personal tax returns before the due date.

·Ensure clients are satisfied with the accounts, tax computation and general advice and that all requests are dealt with in a speedy, efficient and professional manner.

·Keep up to date with technical issues and prepare appropriate updates and handouts for clients

·Assist the accounts department with general tax queries.

·Provide holiday cover for Payroll department, assist with day to day payroll queries from clients and ongoing technical issues as required

·Supervision and training of Junior members of staff (part-qualified)

Key skills/experience:

·Statutory accounts preparation, business tax, VAT and personal tax

·experience of running Payroll functions

·Knowledge of IRIS, Sage, Freeagent a bonus

·Excellent attention to detail and record keeping

·Excellent organisational skills and ability to think logically

·Team player with a flexible nature and professional approach

·Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook

·Confident self-starter. Able to operate independently at a higher level.

·Up to date technical knowledge, particularly with personal and corporate tax.

·Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.


·Competitive salary and pension.

·Competitive holiday allowance plus statutory bank holidays

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